Iquitos is a city of 380,000 people in the Amazonas region of . For travellers, Iquitos offers a vast selection of activities not found elsewhere in Peru, such as Amazon boat rides and great wildlife viewing.

Notable Places in the Area

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La , located in the city of Iquitos in the jungle of , in front of the major square between Próspero and Putumayo streets, is a large iron residence built during the rubber boom at the end of the nineteenth century. Photo: DiverDave, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Old Hotel Palace is a modernist building in Iquitos, Loreto, . Photo: awsheffield, CC BY 2.0.

Photo: Percy Meza, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of the District in the Maynas Province of the Loreto Region in northeastern , in the Peruvian Amazon Jungle. is situated 2½ km north of Iquitos.


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